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Dr. Ramkumar

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Dr. Ramkumar is one of the best Gastroenterologists in Tondiarpet, Chennai. You can visit him/her at Ezhil Hospital in Tondiarpet, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ramkumar on Lybrate.com.

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Gas forms everyday, feeling digestion problem sometimes, feeling dizziness is the main problem. Most of the time I'm feeling unwell due to dizziness. I have done USG but report was good.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Valsad
Gas forms everyday, feeling digestion problem sometimes, feeling dizziness is the main problem. Most of the time I'm ...
Take your meals slowly. Don't drink any cold drinks or alcohol between meals. Take Gasex tabs. 2+2+2 half hour after meals. Take chitrakadi vati. 2+2+2. Half hour before meals. Do meditation, pranayam, surynamaskar daily twice a day. Take only healthy food.
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I am suffering from ulcerative colitis from past 3 years. I am 21 year old. I am taking medicines of ayurveda but not getting relief till now.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Vadodara
Ulcerative colitis is an autoimmune disease which has a very good scope of cure in homeopathy and that too without any kind of side effects.
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I got pain when I don't go for toilet for few minutes on left side of my body. I feel frustrated all days because I don't know there is something happened on my left part of stomach.(moving like gas or other. And sometimes or day I did not realise this & goes normally.

BHMS
Homeopath, Ranchi
I got pain when I don't go for toilet for few minutes on left side of my body. I feel frustrated all days because I d...
Dear patient You need to concentrate on good and healthy diet, improve your life style and for pain you can take homoeopathy medicine Rx 1 Carbo veg 30 ,5 pills three times adat for 15 days 2. Repl no 7-15 drops of medicine in 1/4 cup of Luke warm water for 1 month.
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I am 25 years old male kindly suggest me how to get permanently relief from acid reflux.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
I am 25 years old male kindly suggest me how to get permanently relief from acid reflux.
Hi, Please follow these tips apart from taking medicines to avoid recurrence: - Do not keep your stomach empty for long durations, - Eat in small quantities frequently. - Avoid hot, spicy and oil fried food - Drink plenty of water in between your intake. - Keep away from mental stress and tensions, - Perform physical exercises daily and meditation helps to relieve mental stress and tensions. - Consume lot of fibre like raw vegetables, oats, fruits, sprouts, etc - Avoid excess intake of coffee or tea , intake of medicines on empty stomach. - Be careful about the food while eating outside. - Carry a small pack of biscuit or some fruits along with you for emergency. - Whenever you suffer from acidity, take the medications prescribed by the doctor for 2-3 weeks continuously until the wounds in the stomach gets healed completely. - Sleep at least for 8 hours a day. - Restrict the usage of pain killers and antibiotics frequently.
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Hello sir, Since last 5 years I have been suffering with fatty lever. I am non alcoholic and do not have any bad habits. And I have take tablets still. So kindly give solution to avoid from fatty lever.

MS General Surgery, DNB (Surgical Gastroenterology), Fellowship in Liver transplantation
Hepatologist, Delhi
Hello sir,
Since last 5 years I have been suffering with fatty lever. I am non alcoholic and do not have any bad habi...
for fatty liver only solution is diet control and exercise. no medicine is proven till date to cute fatty liver
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I have digest problem, I can not eat any spicy food, so that keep bad effect on my mind and body, so what should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have digest problem, I can not eat any spicy food, so that keep bad effect on my mind and body, so what should I do?
Hi,Gas and acidity is the result of constipation and indigestion.Take homoeopathic medicine to get relief:-1. Gastrobin (WSG), 10 drops+ 1/2 cup of water, half an hour before meals, 3 times a day. *Lycopodium 30, 3 drops once daily in the morning for 7 days. 2. Natrum phos 6x, 4 tablets at a time, 3 times a day 10 mins. after meals. 3. Drink 10 to 12 glasses of water daily. 4. Drink two cups of coconut water daily. 5. . Avoid heavy spicy and oily food , pickles. Revert me after 7 days.
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How can I manage my abdomen or pill to slim? I am feeling very tired to do a little work. How can I manage my food daily work to do my abdomen slim? Bcoz m working nature to sit 8 hrs in a day at d chair in one place. So, kindly help to decrease my fat from abdomen.

MS - General Surgery, MBBS
General Surgeon, Delhi
How can I manage my abdomen or pill to slim? I am feeling very tired to do a little work. How can I manage my food da...
You should take care of your food and do exercise regularly.This is only the way to reduce weight.No medicine is of help in reducing weight.Yoga may be helpful to you.
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M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management , Post Graduate Diploma In Computer Application, P.G.Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics , B.Sc.Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Tips to Beat Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) :

1.Learn how to eat

The first step to controlling IBS is eating properly. And not just what you eat, but when and how. Eat little and often and at regular times.

Your digestive system will then get into a good routine and eating smaller amounts will avoid bloating and diarrhoea.

Also eat slowly. Gulping food quickly can make you swallow air, which results in wind and bloating. Chew well and drink lots of water.

2 Change your pattern

Eat your biggest meals earlier in the day and have a light evening meal. Also have foods that are harder to digest like raw fruit and vegetables before 4pm.

3 Soothe yourself

Different herbs and supplements can ease the symptoms of IBS. Calcium supplements are thought to counteract diarrhoea as it slows down gut contractions.

Experts recommend linseed for constipation, while artichoke can help digestive complaints, especially after eating fatty foods.

Finally, taking 500mg of turmeric extract once a day can also help because of its anti-inflammatory properties.

4 Keep on moving

Regular exercise can r­educe bloating and constipation in IBS ­sufferers. Even 30 minutes of moderate exercise like brisk walking or yoga five times a week will help.

5 Peppermint oil

Taken in tea, oil, herb or capsule form, ­peppermint oil can help alleviate symptoms by relaxing the intestinal muscles.

Peppermint tea bags are readily available or just add a few drops of oil to half a glass of warm water.

6 Try different things

There are a number of complementary therapies that might ease ­symptoms, including reflexology, aromatherapy, massage, acupressure and yoga.

Find one that suits you.

7 Be prepared

Many sufferers dread going out for meals for fear the stress will trigger symptoms. But planning ahead is key.

First, find out where the loo is as soon as you arrive so you know you can get there easily if you need to.

Try to have a look at the menu before you go so you can carefully pick out the safest foods for you. Lots of ­restaurants have their menus online.

If you’re afraid of things going wrong, take some preventative medication before you go out.

Don’t overeat. ­Finally, relax as stress could risk an attack.

8 Black pepper

It might not seem that powerful, but black pepper can make a big difference.

Black pepper oil soothes cramps and relieves wind and also stimulates a sluggish digestive system.

9 Breathe slowly

Some people swallow air when they’re anxious, adding to the problem of wind and bloating.

Learn to control this by practising abdominal breathing.

Sit comfortably with your shoulders lowered and relaxed. Breathe in slowly through both nostrils and count to five, expanding your tummy.

Hold for five seconds and then exhale to a count of five, drawing your stomach in.

10 Sleep tight

Too little sleep or poor sleep has been shown to have a direct impact on the severity of IBS, so avoid caffeine later in the day.

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How to analyse ultra sound (USG Abdomen) test? What is meant by prostate of 21.1 ML with insignificant residual urine of 20.4 ML. Two freely moving calculi are seen in GB.- Cholelithiasis?

MS- General Surgery
General Surgeon, Nagpur
How to analyse ultra sound (USG Abdomen) test? What is meant by prostate of 21.1 ML with insignificant residual urine...
It will be very difficult for you to analyse a use abdomen report. Prostate 21.1 ml means the volume of the prostate size. It is a bit enlarged but nothing to worry about as your residual volume is post urination is only 20.4 ml. As far as the calculi in gall bladder, the size is not mentioned. But it can cause problem. Should get it operated of it is causing pain.
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I have a blood flowing with my urine and have pain in my left abdomen for past 3 months what is the cause, I am 23 years old.

MS - General Surgery, MBBS
General Surgeon, Delhi
You may be having stone in urinary system. Blood in urine can be due to severe infection also. Consult urologist.
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I have ulcers from last one week and there are no symptoms of reducing!! Any prescribed medicine for immediate recovery?

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
You can take acid nit. 200 / 5 drops in little water thrice a day for two days only. Gun powder 3x / 4 tabs thrice a day for one week. Revert back after one week with feedback.
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Hi I am 40 years old, and having indigestion, body pain, low energy level, constipation front long back also gaining weight and increase tummy is there any treatment available.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Hi I am 40 years old, and having indigestion, body pain, low energy level, constipation front long back also gaining ...
Eat green veg. More fiber foods. Avoid fatty foods,junk foos,oily meal, drink plenty of water.take digestive meal . Syp. Aristozyme 10 ml thrice a day. Take tab. Charcol at night. Syp . Livoluk 10 ml at night. tests for constipation.. stool c/s, Examination of the rectum and lower, or sigmoid, colon (sigmoidoscopy) Examination of the rectum and entire colon (colonoscopy). An X-ray of the rectum during defecation (defecography). Avoid smoking/alcohol if you take.
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Hi am facing acidity problem on a day to day basis what could be the reason behind it? Please help me out.

MBBS
General Physician,
Hi am facing acidity problem on a day to day basis what could be the reason behind it? Please help me out.
Improper diet and lifestyle are the causes you need proper medicines and diet regulation with abdominal exercises.
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Are You Feeling Nauseous? You Might Be Suffering from Gastroparesis!

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology
Gastroenterologist, Delhi
Are You Feeling Nauseous? You Might Be Suffering from Gastroparesis!

Gastroparesis is a condition when your stomach feels full and heavy even after it has been more than a couple of hours after meal. Generally, it takes maximum 1 & ½ hours for the stomach to feel empty, but if the time taken for it is more, then this is a condition of gastroparesis. It means there is some change in your normal digestion process.

In this circumstance, the food in your stomach doesn’t digest easily and creates a lump. As a result, you have hard time digesting your food. It also means the nerves connected to the stomach are not functioning well. There are a number of reasons for which you can get gastroparesis.

  1. Diabetes is one of the most common causes of making you feel fuller.
  2. Disorders in the nervous system, mainly Parkinson’s disease or cerebral attack can create this problem.
  3. Some medicines, especially antidepressants or anti-inflammatory in nature and certain painkillers can cause this problem.

Gastroparesis shows a number of symptoms:

  1. Occasional vomiting as you feel unnecessarily fuller. When you vomit, it gives out chunks of undigested food
  2. A feeling of nausea
  3. You feel full after you have eaten very little
  4. Bloating and pain in your abdomen
  5. There is alteration in the blood sugar level
  6. You don’t feel like eating due to loss of appetite
  7. You lose considerable weight as you don’t eat much
  8. A possibility of suffering from malnutrition, again due to lack of appetite

How it can be treated?
When you identify the reason for gastroparesis, then treating it becomes easier. If diabetes or nerve disorder is creating the problem, leave it to your doctor to treat. For other causes like lack of appetite, there are some natural ways of treating it.

  1. Have frequent smaller meals. This way you don’t push yourself to eat much and at the same time, the body doesn’t lack nutrition and energy
  2. Avoid fibrous fruits
  3. Avoid high carbohydrate and high fat foods, which takes time to digest
  4. Intake foods which you can swallow, like soups or stew. They are healthy and are also easy to digest

If the problem still persists, consult your doctor who may prescribe some medicines to stimulate the stomach muscles. They generally have no side-effects. There are some medicines which can control your vomiting and nausea. There are some surgical treatments for gastroparesis, where the doctors place a feeding tube in your small intestine. A gastric venting channel is another option, which helps you to get relief from excessive gas formation in your stomach, thus accelerating the process of digestion.

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Best way to cure hyperacidity I have this problem from three months. please help to cure tgus.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Best way to cure hyperacidity I have this problem from three months. please help to cure tgus.
Hi, Follow these tips: - Do not keep your stomach empty for long durations, - Eat in small quantities frequently. - Avoid hot, spicy and oil fried food - Drink plenty of water in between your intake. - Keep away from mental stress and tensions, - Perform physical exercises daily and meditation helps to relieve mental stress and tensions. - Consume lot of fibre like raw vegetables, oats, fruits, sprouts, etc - Avoid excess intake of coffee or tea , intake of medicines on empty stomach. - Be careful about the food while eating outside. - Carry a small pack of biscuit or some fruits along with you for emergency. - Whenever you suffer from acidity, take the medications prescribed by the doctor for 2-3 weeks continuously until the wounds in the stomach gets healed completely. - Sleep at least for 8 hours a day. - Restrict the usage of pain killers and antibiotics frequently.
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I have suffer from body weight my weight is decrease day by day and I have going on problem problem like acidity weakness so I want to suggest how I increase my body weight?

Certification in Diabetes Educators Program, Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I have suffer from body weight my weight is decrease day by day and I have going on problem problem like acidity weak...
Weight gain is muscle gain and not fat gain. In your condition your energy requirement is very high so whatever you eat is used as a source of energy and you do not make muscle. To gain muscles you will have to eat at least 6 meals (high calorie) in a day at a regular interval with a proper ratio of proteins and carbohydrates. Proteins will help you gain body mass while carbohydrates will help you give energy. Protein foods are eggs, fish, chicken, milk and milk products, meat and dals. Carbohydrate foods are roti and rice, potatoes, sweet potatoes. You have to eat vegetables and fruits and use healthy and good fats for cooking like ghee, cold pressed mustrad or til oil. You will also have to do some weight training exercise to help you build mass into the body. Also drink enough water to keep you hydrated.
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Intestinal Gas - Know Its Treatment Options!

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology, MNAMS
Gastroenterologist, Faridabad
Intestinal Gas - Know Its Treatment Options!

The production of gas in the body is a natural process as long as it is within normal limits. Whether it makes you burp or causes flatulence, excessive gas can be embarrassing. Gas can also make you uncomfortable and can cause bloating. This is simply the buildup of excessive gas in the stomach before it is ready to be released. Here are a few simple tips that can help you prevent the buildup of excessive gas.

  1. Avoid eating gaseous foods: Beans, broccoli, milk, cheese and fruits like pears and apples; these are some of the foods to avoid if you suffer from frequent bouts of gaseousness. This is because they contain fiber and sugar that is difficult to digest and creates gas. If you cannot avoid them completely, try steaming them instead of frying or baking them. Some people may also react to certain food combinations such as fruits and proteins by producing gas. Keeping a food diary may help identify such combinations.
  2. Drink a glass of water before meals: Drinking water while you are eating can hinder digestion. When water mixes with solid food, it interferes with the way stomach acid breaks down food. Instead, drink a glass of water half an hour before your meals. In this way, the water flushes your system and prepares it for the digestion process.
  3. Eat slowly: Grabbing a bite on the go is one of the leading causes of indigestion. When you eat anything, ensure that you chew it properly and do not swallow large bites of food. This prevents air from collecting in your stomach and thus prevents gaseousness.
  4. Probiotics: Probiotics boost the production of ‘good gut bacteria’ that is essential for digestion. Probiotics can also help ease bloating. If you suffer from gas, try including probiotics like yogurt, pickles, kimchi and buttermilk in your diet or get yourself a probiotic supplement.
  5. A cup of chamomile tea: Chamomile not only calms the body but can also fight indigestion and gas. A cup of chamomile tea after a heavy meal helps speed up the digestion process. This helps relieve bloating, as the faster the stomach is emptied, the faster gas can move out of the stomach and into the intestines. Fennel, dill, peppermint and ginger can also be used as alternatives to chamomile.
  6. Digestive aids: Gas is a fairly common problem faced by a number of people and hence digestive aids are easily available over the counter. Look for medication that contains activated charcoal or digestive enzymes.

If gaseousness persists over a long period of time and is not eased by any of these remedies, consult a doctor at once.
 

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I am facing gastric problem. It's too painful. Is there any solution for it's cure??

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am facing gastric problem. It's too painful. Is there any solution for it's cure??
For constipation eat food with high fiber content and eat bananas at bedtime and if necessary take two tsp of syp gudlax at night and Avoid spicy food in your diet
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I am feeling breathlessness. Felling something choking on my throat. My ecg and pft are ok. What is the reason behind this. I am having bloating and gas problem also please suggest tablet and diet.

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
I am feeling breathlessness. Felling something choking on my throat. My ecg and pft are ok. What is the reason behind...
Reduce weight. Take treatment for gas. Avoid heavy meal and fatty foods. Get TMT and ENT examination.
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